This month SLH welcomes five independently-minded hotels to its portfolio. From a stately home in Queenstown to a classic alpine lodge in Austria there is plenty for the discerning traveller to choose from. Owl and the Pussycat Hotel: Galle, Sri Lanka Rooms from 26800 LKR (approx. USD181) per night www.slh.com/owl One of Sri Lanka’s newest
Primed to be the ultimate island hideaway in Southeast Asia, Bawah Private Island, the epitome of natural luxury, is set to open in the summer of 2017. A collection of five pristine islands amongst three crystal clear lagoons, Bawah Private Island is located just two hours from Singapore. The stunning untouched Anambas archipelago in Indonesia
Looking for value-for-money resort that serves your five-star desire? Resorts World Langkawi – formerly known as Awana Port Malai – is THAT kind of resort. Facing Langkawi’s turquoise waters, Resorts World Langkawi beckons not only with its Instagram-worthy surroundings but also world-class facilities, including newly renovated rooms. Resorts World Langkawi – which is only 10
Being the only resort nestled on Rebak Island, it literally felt like worlds away, even it was just a short boat ride from civilisation. The resort is surrounded by emerald waters of the Andaman Sea, lush green jungle bursting with tropical plants and untouched beaches. The most convenient way to access this resort from the
1. A Gem of Palace – Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah If you are a history buff, be prepared to be awed by this iconic attraction in Kuala Kangsar. Strategically located at the heart of this serene Royal Town of Kuala Kangsar, Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah showcases enthralling anecdotes of the late Sultan Azlan Shah
Malaysia – 17 October 2016 – Some travel destinations are best explored during a particular season, when the blossoming of flowers or pleasant temperatures highlight the country’s already-exciting attractions. Hotels.com identifies 4 cities in South Korea and Japan that transform into a haven of red and scarlet leaves in October. In addition, Hotels.com is also
Bali is renowned worldwide for its romantic architecture and furnishings, decorative handcrafted features and gorgeous artwork. In fact, art in every form is the masterpiece of the highly-valued Balinese culture. Visitors to the island will not fail to notice intricately carved doorways, ornate stone statues and wood sculptures, splendid paintings, hand-woven textiles, highly wrought metal
Visiting Doha, the capital of Qatar? Then why not check out the city’s world class accommodation options that meet the expectations of business and well-heeled travellers: 1. Fraser Suites Doha (doha.frasershospitality.com/en) Arriving at Fraser Suites Doha is refreshing due to its welcoming, homely, bright and airy disposition. The property is also suitable for long-staying
Why is this place unique? Club Med Bali is a 14-hectare property with 393 rooms. Being part of the Club Med group, the property offers premium all-inclusive holiday, meaning that food, drinks, transfers, facilities, instructors, sports, activities and more are all included in the package, therefore guests do not need to worry about making payments,
Leaders in hotel innovation, SilverNeedle Hospitality, are delighted to welcome the iconic Riva Arun Bangkok hotel to it’s boutique collection of luxury handpicked properties ‘The SilverNeedle Collection’.
According to UNESCO, Melaka is “a testimony to a living multi-cultural heritage and tradition of Asia, where the many religions and cultures met and coexisted.” Its history, strong heritage and old world charm attract both local and international travellers. Its accessibility from Klang Valley and Singapore also makes it a popular weekend destination. Where
After the resounding success of the Eat.Travel.Write first and second version, the journey continues to the third phase. This time around, the programme brought 30 participants involving members of media, social network influences and bloggers to explore Kuala Kubu Bharu, Fraser’s Hill, Genting Highlands and Shah Alam. Read on to explore things you can do
Why is this place unique? Greenhost Boutique Hotel in Yogyakarta is unconventional, pared-down, low-key and understated. The owner and designer of the hotel, Bapak Paulus Mintarga, makes recycling and sustainable lifestyle sexy. He employs upcycled materials in clever and useful ways throughout the hotel. The property is also home to a creative hydroponic farm on
The list of ‘Hotels.com Loved by Guest Awards 2016’ winners conveniently saves time for travellers to use as reference in choosing the hotel to stay when being in a particular destination, therefore relieving travellers from the stress of having to do hotel search.
Gaya Travel team was recently invited to experience a hideaway gem called Mangala Resort & Spa in Gambang, Pahang, located only two hours and a half drive from Kuala Lumpur. The two-night stay at the resort proved worthwhile because the team did not just feel relaxed, but also reconnected with nature. Mangala Resort & Spa
Founded by the charismatic Bapak Ben Subrata and led by his sprightly daughter who is also the group director Emily Subrata, Sudamala Resorts comprising Sudamala Suites & Villas Senggigi in Lombok and Sudamala Suites & Villas Sanur in Bali focus on elements that are essential, leaving guests totally rejuvenated, refreshed and inspired. At the same
Jakarta, Indonesia, 2016 – While today’s travellers are more likely to arrive in Jakarta by commercial aircraft or private jet, the city has long welcomed the world as one of history’s most storied marine ports. Now, the start of a new era in Indonesian hospitality begins with the much-anticipated opening of the all-new Four Seasons
Lub d Phuket Patong hits Phuket, a fantastic destination in Thailand , with undoubtedly the most creative and unique hostel & hotel experience will open to public on July 19, 2016. Located in the heart of Patong beach, it’s just a 3 minute walk to the beachfront and five to Bangla road. True to their name, guests will
Situated along the Jalan Skudai Highway within a developing and bustling mixed-commercial hub, the newly launched boutique hotel – The Leverage Skudai – by Chin Hin Hotel Sdn. Bhd. (“Chin Hin Hotel” or the “Company”) is strategically located within close proximity to educational institutions, shopping malls, eateries and other tourist attractions for the convenience of its guests.
“Can you recommend me a decent and affordable hotel in Kuala Lumpur with a good location?” – we get this question a lot from visiting friends when they are in town. Well, now we can. Kuala Lumpur is beaming with marvellous hotels scattered around the city, but when it comes to location, Premiera Hotel Kuala
“How can I find an accommodation that offers good city access at an affordable price?” – that always seems to be the question that pops in my mind when planning for my upcoming journey. Being an ardent traveller, I place emphasis on comfort and value-for-money. Fortunately, Cititel Express Ipoh meets both attributes. The contemporary 12-storey
Prior to visiting South Sumatera, I thought the province was only about ancient history and gastronomy. After undergoing a seven-day and six-night media familiarisation trip organised by South Sumatera Culture and Tourism Bureau to learn more about the province in conjunction with the Total Solar Eclipse Festival in Palembang last March 2016, I now realise
The Settlement Hotel is a smart property that occupies a four-storey building & converted into a contemporary designed boutique hotel in the city of Melaka
First World Hotel is a 28-floor property that boasts 7,351 rooms, with some offering the panoramic views of the Ulu Kali mountain. With its sheer size, the hotel is recognised as the ‘Largest Hotel in the World’ according to number of rooms by the Guinness World Records in 2015. The hotel is adjoined by the
Nestled within the Golden Triangle, the true heart of Kuala Lumpur, sits the exclusive Oasia Suites Kuala Lumpur, a stylish hotel that manages to combine its close proximity to Kuala Lumpur’s vibrant nightlife with affording its guests a truly peaceful retreat.